Take me out to the ballgame! Boomer BOGO Nights at Reno Aces games

Posted on 04/11/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events AARP members, friends and family can get out to the ballgame this season with special Boomer Night discount offers for selected Reno Aces baseball games!  Be sure to visit the AARP Nevada concourse table at the game for information about upcoming events, resources and fun giveaways. Boomer BOGO Nights at Aces Ballpark AARP Nevada and the Reno Aces are teaming up to present a series of five Boomer BOGO Nights at Aces home games: Wednesday, May 13: Reno Aces vs. El Paso Chihuahuas Wednesday, …

Tell your legislators: support family caregivers, pass the CARE Act

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving If you’ve ever been a caregiver, you know that good communication from health professionals is critical when it comes to your ability to manage medications and perform other care tasks – especially when your family member is coming home from the hospital. That’s why AARP Nevada is pressing for legislation that aims to cut down on re-admissions and help caregivers be better prepared to take care of loved ones at home. SB177, known as the CARE Act, will require hospitals to enter …

In Reno? Get to know AARP volunteer opportunities at a special evening mixer April 30

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? Interested in meeting new people at fun events? Join AARP Nevada for free appetizers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at Rapscallion Seafood House & Bar! You’ll learn about what’s happening with your AARP state office, and see if you’d like to get involved.  You would join a growing, fun group of AARP members who volunteer in the Reno/Sparks area. They make a difference in Nevada AND have …

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Events By Julie E. Lee Even though it may feel like second nature, driving is a demanding task that requires your full attention, no matter how experienced you may consider yourself. What you may think is a minor distraction could result in a dangerous collision. Any moment your eyes are off the road or your hands are off the wheel, you put yourself in a dangerous driving situation. Did you know sending a text message takes a driver’s eyes off the …

Help for New Family Caregivers

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Caregiving | Community | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family By Nicole Duritz Forty two million Americans provide support to older parents, spouses and other loved ones. If you’re caring for a loved one, you may not think of yourself this way, but you are likely a family caregiver. Maybe you took on the role suddenly, or perhaps the responsibility evolved over time. While each family situation is unique, you can learn a lot from those who have been on this path before you. Here’s some advice from AARP and …

Start your Summer of Fun with classic hits and classic cars – Saturday, May 23

Posted on 03/20/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Events Members, family and friends are invited to enjoy great music, a classic car show, food and family-friendly fun with AARP Nevada at the 2015 KOOL/KJUL Summer of Fun Kickoff concert on Saturday, May 23 at the Cannery Hotel (2121 East Craig Road, North Las Vegas). Headliners for this celebrated annual event include ’60s favorites Chad & Jeremy (“Yesterday’s Gone,” “A Summer Song”), Eddie Holman (“Hey There Lonely Girl”) and The Classics IV (“Stormy,” “Spooky”). The event is free, but tickets …